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  1. Google's Universal Privacy Policy Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

    A lawsuit against Google over their universal privacy policy has been dismissed by a California judge. Attorneys General and privacy groups including EPIC tried and failed to stop the implementation of Google's new privacy policy early in 2012...

  2. Google as Your Identity Provider: Where Are We Now?

    Changing of Google Privacy Policy from US to EU. So a year has come and gone in the NSTIC and the issue of privacy seems to still be at the forefront. No more passwords is the main selling point of the NSTIC program to the User (Me), so it takes a...

  3. Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

    The privacy policy change mainly affects users with a Google Account, and you can continue to use many of our services — including Search, Maps and YouTube — when you are logged out. Even as users remain ignorantly blissful, last-ditch efforts...

  4. Privacy Group Sues FTC to Stop New Google Privacy Policy

    Google announced plans to consolidate more than 60 policies into one “simplified” easy-to-read privacy policy, that Google said “makes clear that, if you’re signed in, we may combine information you've provided from one service with information...

  5. Google Won't Pause New Privacy Policy - Should They Have To?

    Questions over Google’s new privacy policy continue despite their best efforts to quell fears. Should Google Bow to EU Pressure to Pause the New Privacy Policy Launch? The problem we seem to see over and over with privacy and other Internet-related...

  6. SEOs Strike Out as Google Encrypts Signed-in Search Data

    This change in policy is bad news for website owners who want to use analytics to improve onsite experience for their visitors. The SEO community has already mounted vehement responses calling the privacy claim a smokescreen for Google to quietly...

  7. Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

    Just two years ago in 2009, in the name of Internet freedom, Google refused to go along with South Korea’s Real ID/Real Name policy. Wait though, isn’t Google’s real name policy about marketing? The Federal Government will enable the private sector...

  8. Class Action Suit Targets Google for Revealing Users Search Queries

    He asked the FTC to investigate Google, saying the company's privacy policy is deceptive: The class action seeks "monetary relief for those whose search queries were wrongly shared, and injunctive relief to prevent continued privacy abuses.